I have a sincere problem, needing someone with some knowledge... doesn't even have to be in relation to horses, just in "keeping" property for someone else.
Feb 9, I helped an old friend out, found a place to keep his 12yo DD's filly. Filly is 10mos old, bow-legged, has 2 blue eyes and is blind in one. I talked to another friend, ended up paying him $55 to keep this horse at his barn for 10days, feeding her=$60, worming her=$13, cleaning her stall=2hrs. (I'm 34wks pg) The barn needed the stall for his son, so I called the friend. He still had no place to put her. I had DH put up a hotwire fence that ended up costing $150, plus his 5+ hrs to put it in at my dad's place, cutting my siblings' dirtbike track in half. This filly has jumped barbed wire 3x now, is awful chewed up, and since Feb 9, they have only visited her once, and only called to check on her once after that.
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Answer by matobe at 2:46 PM on Mar. 9, 2009
I think you just have to tell them. If they can't afford their horse they need to sell it, give it away, or have it put down. Its a sad reality that when we can't take care of what we own, we lose it. If you want compensation for what you've spent make sure you have reciepts and let them know you need to be repaid by a particular date.
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